The beautiful village of Tattenhall in Cheshire
Webteam: April 2020
April 1st Saved
Rumour has it that consideration was given to cancelling April 1st this year. It was felt in some quarters that the serious situation in the country meant that it was inappropriate to encourage April Foolery. The proposal was to replace April 1st with March 32nd, followed by April 2nd.
However we are told that the Chief Medical Officer was of the opinion that a certain amount of gentle humour in good taste was allowable and could even be beneficial.
A spokesperson for the Chief Scientific Advisor said that the idea was a non-starter anyway as there was not enough time to change hundreds of software systems to cope with the date March 32nd.
Other Breaking News: As a result of climate change, some Cheshire farmers are investigating whether it is now feasible to grow local Spaghetti Trees, which were publicised by the BBC many years ago.
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OPAL Wins Queen's AwardLocal charity Older People Active Lives (OPAL) has been awarded The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. Tattenhall is one of six West Cheshire village volunteer groups that make up OPAL, rural West Cheshire's own special charity.The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise...
Short Story Competition and there will be prizes!"In Spring 2020 the world suddenly changed"Tattenhall Lockdown Story CompetitionWhat a curious time this is — no school- no meeting friends in the park or visiting cousins or grandparents. Who would have imagined such a world?Well, here's a chance to let your imagination run wild and write your part of...
Phil Bunt sent us a few lockdown general photos he took of the village by drone from the Flacca in mid-May. Phil is registered with the civil aviation authority to fly drones responsibly and safely within the law.Will we ever see such scenes again? Let's hope not, even though they are magnificent in their own way. Thanks to Phil, we have this historical record to remind us of the effort...
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